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CHARLTON--Barbara. Barbara Charlton, died December 1, 2012 a resident of New York City and Siasconset, Nantucket, MA. Born in Englewood, NJ, August 8, 1936 to Marion and Matthew T. Hillick. While raising her children in New Jersey, she served on various boards: Muhlenberg Hospital, CONTACT WE CARE, Inc., Edison Valley Playhouse, Nantucket Garden Club (GCA), and was a member of the New York Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Team. She served as President: Muhlenberg Hospital Auxiliary, The Metuchen Women's Club and the Wardlaw-Hartridge Parent's Association. Prior to her marriage she was employed at Dean Witter & Co. a Wall Street firm. In the 70's she opened an antique business in New Jersey. Returning to school while raising her family, Barbara finished her undergraduate degree, graduating cum laude from Douglas College (Rutgers, The State University). She continued onto receive a MSS from Columbia University in Social Work, having a career in psychotherapy. She was an avid tennis player, enjoyed skiing, gardening, golf, bridge, reading and travel. Survived by her husband of fifty-five years, William James Charlton; their two sons, William J. Charlton, III and his wife Donna of New Vernon, NJ; Matthew T. Charlton and his wife Donna of Bridgewater, NJ, two daughters, Elizabeth Whitworth of Manhattan and Amanda Charlton and her husband Jason Cilo of Manhattan and six grandchildren: William IV, Vanessa, Matthew Jr., Bridget and Michael Charlton, and Elodie Cilo and step-mother Lillian Hillick of Willmington, DE. Memorial service Thursday, December 13, 2012, 11am All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Ave, at 80th St. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of New York or Compassion and Choices.

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 5, 2012